By Naomi Seidman
Bringing jointly relevant matters in translation stories with episodes in Jewish–Christian historical past, Naomi Seidman considers quite a number texts, from the Bible to Elie Wiesel’s Night, delving into such controversies because the accuracy of varied Bible translations, the medieval use of converts from Judaism to Christianity as translators, the censorship of anti-Christian references in Jewish texts, and the interpretation of Holocaust testimony. Faithful Renderings finally finds that translation isn't really a marginal phenomenon yet really a very important factor for realizing the kinfolk among Jews and Christians and certainly the improvement of every non secular community.
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Faithful Renderings: Jewish-Christian Difference and the Politics of Translation (Afterlives of the Bible) by Naomi Seidman